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Harry Forestell talks with one of the featured speakers at this year's Frye Festival in Moncton. Sandra Martin may well be Canada's most prominent writer of obituaries.

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News NB Newsmaker March 11: Monica Adair Mar 11, 2015 | 5:09Saint John architect, Monica Adair, has been named Canada's best young architect of 2015 by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.
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News NB Newsmaker March 10: Mike Comeau Mar 10, 2015 | 7:52Mike Comeau with NB Public Safety talks to Harry Forestell about the province's SCAN program to force alleged drug dealers out of homes and neighbourhoods. SCAN is running into criticism because critics say those accused have no way to defend themselves or challenge their accusers.
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News NB Newsmaker March 10: Vern Faulkner Mar 10, 2015 | 5:21Conservative MP John Williamson is facing heavy criticism after comments he made about the Temporary Foreign Worker program over the weekend. His reference to "whities" and "brown people" has him in hot water in Ottawa - and here at home. Harry Forestell speaks with Vern Faulkner, the editor of the St Croix Courier in Williams' home town.
News - NB Newsmaker March 9: Lee WindsorMar 9, 2015 | 4:54News NB Newsmaker March 9: Lee Windsor Video
News NB Newsmaker March 9: Lee Windsor Mar 9, 2015 | 4:54Harry Forestell speaks with Lee Windsor, deputy director of the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society at UNB, about the friendly fire that killed Sgt. Andrew Doiron of Moncton.
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News NB Newsmaker March 6: Susan Lunn Mar 6, 2015 | 5:14Canada's privacy commissioner is calling the federal government's new security bill a threat to Canadians. Daniel Therrien says bill C-51 is an excessive intrusion in taxpayer's privacy with no independent oversight to prevent abuses. Harry Forestell speaks with CBC parliamentary reporter Susan Lunn, about what people are saying in Ottawa.
News - NB Newsmaker March 5: Jean SauvegeauMar 5, 2015 | 6:09News NB Newsmaker March 5: Jean Sauvegeau Video
News NB Newsmaker March 5: Jean Sauvegeau Mar 5, 2015 | 6:09One year after a labour dispute at UNB, a right to information request reveals the university spent more than $315,000 on extra public relations and security during that time. Harry Forestell spoke with Jean Sauvegeau, the president of the New Brunswick Federation of Faculty Associations.
News - NB Newsmaker March 4: Robyn AllanMar 4, 2015 | 5:35News NB Newsmaker March 4: Robyn Allan Video
News NB Newsmaker March 4: Robyn Allan Mar 4, 2015 | 5:35The National Energy Board has received more than 1800 applications from groups and people who want to have their say on the TransCanada pipeline proposal. Robyn Allan is a former intervenor and says that process isn't nearly as open or accessible as you might like to think.
News - NB Newsmaker March 3: Adam ClawsonMar 3, 2015 | 4:59News NB Newsmaker March 3: Adam Clawson Video
News NB Newsmaker March 3: Adam Clawson Mar 3, 2015 | 4:59Local makers of craft beer, cider and wine are hoping to find strength in numbers. Producers have banded together under one association to lobby for changes that will make it easier to sell their goods around the province. Rachel Cave speaks with the Association's founder, Adam Clawson, at his Red Rover Brewing Company in Fredericton.
News - NB Newsmaker March 2: Louise ComeauMar 2, 2015 | 5:44News NB Newsmaker March 2: Louise Comeau Video
News NB Newsmaker March 2: Louise Comeau Mar 2, 2015 | 5:44New Brunswick is falling behind on its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Rachel Cave speaks with the executive director of the Climate Action Network, Louise Comeau, on what advice she is giving to the premier, to get the province back on track.
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News NB Newsmaker February 27: Pam Palmater Feb 27, 2015 | 5:41Aboriginal groups met with federal and provincial politicians in Ottawa today in a landmark round-table on missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. Harry Forestell speaks with Pam Palmater, a Mi'kmaq lawyer from New Brunswick and director of the Centre for Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University.
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News NB Newsmaker February 26: Pablo Asiron Feb 26, 2015 | 5:10A Moncton-based tech company has gained nearly $3 million dollars worth of new investment. RtTech Software helps manufacturers detect inefficiencies in their production lines in real time. Harry Forestell speaks with CEO, Pablo Asiron, about the expansion.
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News NB Newsmaker February 25: Alexandra Bain Feb 25, 2015 | 6:05A group of New Brunswick university students is using social media to understand what attracts women to join ISIS. Harry Forestell speaks with Alexandra Bain about the project.
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